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cancer researchers, (4) training physicists formerly engaged in military
applications, and (5) engaging in a short term scientist exchange program.
National Institutes for
The National Institutes for Health is working with the
Health Biomedical and
biomedical research in
countries and apply that research to improve
the health of humans and reduce the burdens of disease and disability.
Scientific Exchanges of
This program, underway since 1972, supports exchanges of scientists from
the United States and the
to advance their knowledge and
understanding of cardiopulmonary diseases and their treatment through
biomedical research of mutual interest and benefit. Cooperating foreign
scientists participate on a cost sharing basis and with the support of their
research institute. Research projects build on the scientific priorities
mandated by Congress for the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.